Tuesday, 16 September 2008

curlypops rocks

Another lovely surprise was waiting in my mailbox today. After a chance encounter in the Brown Owls carpark last week, the very generous Cam of CurlyPops fame sent me this lovely gift. A gorgeous little bag with absolutely divine flower lining and a very sweet flower brooch. Absolutely perfect for Spring! Check out some more of Cam's creations here.

Friday, 12 September 2008

granny squares galore

My crochet blanket has turned into a bit of a combined effort with me and my mum. I crochet granny squares galore and she has the not-so-fun job of stitching them all together (I do love her!). So far it is approximately 1 metre square but I am hoping to make it around 1.5 x 2.5 metres. We shall see how long my fingers can keep going!

Tuesday, 9 September 2008


I arrived home earlier to discover a treasure trove in my mailbox. A couple of weeks ago I won a giveaway (my very first!) over at Above All Fabric, and the delightful Melanie sent me some beautifully quilted Christmas Cards as well as some very well co-ordinated fabric. I'm getting quite a beautiful fabric stash happening (you should see what the lovely Lisa from Duckcloth sent my way!!), but I need to take the plunge and get those scissors out! 

Even more postie-goodness was had with the arrival of my Birdcage kit from Ric-Rac. I had just ordered it on the weekend so Jodie must have had her running shoes on to get it to me super-quick!

brown owls printing goodness

I haven't been to Brown Owls for a while so was very much looking forward to it last night. The task was simple fabric printing and print, print, print we did. The one above was a test but I ended up liking it more than the final so think I will use it for something... any ideas?

Friday, 5 September 2008

penny lane

We are about to have a new addition to the Teacups family. This is Miss Penny Lane who will be coming to live with us in a few short weeks. In the above photo (far right) she is with her puppy siblings... and looks a lot like Chewbacca from Star Wars. I think she is the cutest spoodle in the whole wide world!

PS: Yes, Mr Teacups has become a doggy person!

PPS: Thanks to a lot of you for asking about the crochet blanket. It is still a work in progress but getting there. I will take a photo in the next few days so you can see how it's coming along.